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Can anyone recommend a chromebook with a non-clunky touchpad?

I've a newish HP chromebook and the touchpad is f%%king horrific and tiring.

My last Dell laptop had a rolls royce touch pad by comparison.
 

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i've a fairly old (5 years?) Toshiba chromebook and the touchpad is.... grand? I don't really use it frequently enough or for long enough at a time to, so maybe it's actually awful?
 

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The Asus one is pretty good.
Also you can get a fancier touchscreen one that does a flippy thing. It looks cool but costs around €550.
 

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What are these things? My understanding is that it's a Chrome browser in a box? Am I wrong? my mother in law wants one because someone she knows has one, asked me for advice.
 

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What are these things? My understanding is that it's a Chrome browser in a box? Am I wrong? my mother in law wants one because someone she knows has one, asked me for advice.
Pretty much, yeah, if you think of Chrome as an operating system not a browser.

The real benefit is they’re so simple to use, but you can still do plenty with them.
 

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GF is looking for a new laptop for, I guess, "word processing". A chromebook can run Microsoft Office and can do basic internetting, right?
 

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Can anyone recommend a chromebook with a non-clunky touchpad?

I've a newish HP chromebook and the touchpad is f%%king horrific and tiring.

My last Dell laptop had a rolls royce touch pad by comparison.
https://www.littlewoodsireland.ie/l...hd-2-in-1-laptop-platinum-grey/1600450871.prd



Bought this a few weeks back. I don't need a laptop with lightning fast processors etc, I just needed something to do the online bits and bobs that wasn't a phone or tablet. It can do all sorts of acrobatics with its hinges so it has a tablet 'mode'. The touchpad isn't clunky, but if you need to use a chromebook for anything other than basic Internet stuff and maybe letters, this is definitely not a good buy!
 

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Chromebook is super quick to charge and battery life is deadly but HP touchpaaaadddd....
 

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